23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + taxi:  18​h 15​min
1
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Da Lat
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  5​h
7
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  4​h
8
Hanoi
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: London

2
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, nightlife, wildlife, adventure, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of The Duck Stop, Head underground at Son Doong Cave, take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), and contemplate the long history of Phong Nha Caves.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park day trip app .

London, UK to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Tien Son Cave
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

2
nights
Hue

Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, then contemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally make a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Flag Tower, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then look for gifts at Grace Garments.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read Hue sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:
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Food Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

3
nights
Hoi An

Hoi An ©
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Make the 6th (Thu) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and stop by Rubin Cloth Shop.

To plan Hoi An vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Hue to Hoi An by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 6:
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

3
nights
Da Lat

While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
Da Lat is known for nature, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, make a trip to Crazy House, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Bao Loc.

Plan a Da Lat trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Fly from Hoi An to Da Lat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, spas, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), put a fun spin on your tour with Let Me Out, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral.

Make your Ho Chi Minh City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Spas Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Food Tours

2
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
On the 13th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Phu Quoc Mushroom, then don't miss a visit to Sung Hung Pagoda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at All Good Things Phu Quoc, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ho Quoc Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ho Quoc pagoda, and finally admire all the interesting features of Phu Quoc Countryside.

Plan my trip to Duong Dong with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites Spas Shopping

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Spas
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau ©
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau

2
nights
Halong Bay

Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay, explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, and then Head underground at Tien Ong Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Halong Bay trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Duong Dong to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

4
nights
Hanoi

Hanoi ©
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, nightlife, spas, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Quarter, admire the masterpieces at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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Tired City Bao Khanh ©
Tired City Bao Khanh
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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